While you have probably heard that blue light is bad for your eyes, did you know it is not good for your skin either? While in small doses, blue light exposure has beneficial effects, too much blue light exposure can damage the skin, causing skin conditions like hyperpigmentation.
Most of your exposure to blue light will likely originate from the sun. However, according to recent studies, prolonged exposure to our digital screens can produce DNA damage and age the skin.
How do you defend your skin from blue light damage?
- Reduce your exposure to the sun and digital devices.
- Wear sunscreen which has been tested to shield against blue light.
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More About How Blue Light Can Damage Your Skin
Blue light can penetrate deep into the dermal layers of the skin causing damage to the elastin and collagen stored within that skin layer. Blue light damage can result in wrinkles, loss of firmness, and hyperpigmentation.